- How to Avoid Groupthink When Hiring
Take-aways: 1) make it clear to interviewers that they should not share their interview experiences with each other before the final group huddle, 2) ask each interviewer to perform a few steps before the group huddle: a) distill their interview rating to a single numerical score, b) write down their main arguments for and against hiring this person and their final conclusion. This will help them stay true to their beliefs once the discussion starts, which leads to less biased predictions, c) If interviewers are emailing in their numerical scores and thoughts on a candidate, don’t include the entire group in the email, 3) the hiring managers should take note of the average score for a candidate
(categories: hiring interview management )
- GitHub – microsoft/presidio: Context aware, pluggable and customizable data protection and PII data anonymization service for text and images
Quote: "… data protection and PII data anonymization service for text and images", built in Go / Python. First of these I’ve stumbled upon, without a doubt will be more and more common. What’s the Apache / Java version of this?
(categories: opensource privacy data microsoft )
- Do-nothing scripting: the key to gradual automation – Dan Slimmon
Quote: "A do-nothing script doesn’t save your team any manual effort. It lowers the activation energy for automating tasks, which allows the team to eliminate toil over time." Love this… would love to have this for all kinds of onboarding tasks… eliminate multiple tabs in browsers and having to context switch all the time.
(categories: automation programming onboarding new-hire toil slog )
- Peter Kaufman on The Multidisciplinary Approach to Thinking: Transcript – Latticework Investing
Quote: "… The most powerful force that could be potentially harnessed is dogged incremental constant progress over a very long time frame." and "… trustworthy, principled, courageous, competent, loyal, kind, understanding, forgiving, unselfish, and in every single one of your interactions with others, be the list" and "… There’s this great African proverb. It’s the definition of win-win. ‘If you want to go quickly go alone, if you want to go far, go together.’ Live your life to go far together. Don’t live it to go quickly alone. Most people grow up wanting to go quickly alone. It doesn’t work." Everything about this article. Need to read this again and print it out.
(categories: leadership investing philosophy life career listening )
- How to Provide Great Feedback When You’re Not In Charge
Quote: "… Charlie Munger once said that withholding deserved praise was basically immoral." Seems like a 60 / 30 / 10 rule should be created here (appreciation = 60%, advice = 30%, evaluation = 10%) for feedback.
(categories: advice coaching feedback management psychology )
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